Priest Kumar Kurukkal, who performed the Sivaya Subramuniyaswami mahasamadhi puja for us, is very adept with decorating Deities. He was eager to share these photos of how he decorated Goddess Lakshmi during Navaratri at the Hindu Temple of Greater Tulsa, Oklahoma where he is currently employed.
The three distinct attainments in our philosophy: realization-nirvikalpa samadhi, moksha-liberation and merger-vishvagrasa. Believe in our ability to raise consciousness high and hold it. Every day live in the highest state of consciousness you can. Take on Siva's point of view, see divinity. Experience what's real. Pay attention to that aspect of you which is Siva.